As of today, developers can buy an Android development phone. What is so great about it? It is not SIM-locked and you can flash the firmware with the Open Source Android code base. These developments phones are basically what the Android team uses every day. They’re even better because they are based on the final production design.
Go get your your Dev Phone 1, write applications, write patches for the platform and come join the fun!
Also, I’ll be presenting two sessions on Android next week at Devoxx :)